The speaker then touched upon a question which naturally arose out of the Craigavon policy of resistance to Home Rule.
Carson's speech at Craigavon crystallised them into practical politics.
It was the fulfilment of the Craigavon resolution—to take over the government "of those districts which they could control."
It made known the modus operandi, as Craigavon had made known the policy.
No time was lost in giving practical shape to the policy outlined at Craigavon, and in taking steps to give effect to it.
This was what the eager listeners at Craigavon hoped in hushed expectancy to hear from their new leader.
The proceedings at Craigavon and at the Conference naturally created a sensation on both sides of the Channel.
That evening of the 14th of April, at Craigavon, was a memorable one for all who were present at the meeting.